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Statement from Secretary of State Paul Pate Regarding Misleading Mailer from Cruz for President Campaign

DES MOINES – “Today I was shown a piece of literature from the Cruz for President campaign that misrepresents the role of my office, and worse, misrepresents Iowa election law. Accusing citizens of Iowa of a “voting violation” based on Iowa Caucus participation, or lack thereof, is false representation of an official act. There is […]

President Obama State of the Union Address 2016

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m going to try to make it shorter. I know some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa. I also understand […]

POWERBALL® JACKPOT CLIMBS EVEN FURTHER INTO WORLD-RECORD TERRITORY

Initial estimates for Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot have been raised again, with the prize currently set at a world-record $1.5 billion annuity, $930 million cash option. And with strong sales in Iowa and across the country, it is possible that the final jackpot amount could be even higher than this latest estimate heading into the drawing. […]

GOP Candidates Work To Separate Themselves

Des Moines- 10 Republican candidates for President spoke to a packed house for the 1st annual Iowa GOP’s Growth and Opportunity Party Saturday. Candidates each had roughly 15 minutes to make their case to the nearly 2,000 persons in attendance. Rand Paul- Senator Paul began his talk by speaking about about excessive spending. “We have […]

Dallas Cowboys to Feature Musco’s LED Lighting System at AT&T Stadium

ARLINGTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Dallas Cowboys unveiled a new state-of-the-art LED lighting system provided by Musco Lighting in their home opener on September 13. The new lighting system was showcased on primetime television in football season’s return this past Sunday night. As one of the largest NFL venues, AT&T Stadium opened in 2009 as the […]

Batman Question Comes From A Superhero Loving 9 Year-Old

What 9 year-old doesn’t wonder who Batman is? Des Moines, Iowa – It was the ride of a lifetime for three central Iowa boys; Sean, (6), Brendan (5), Henry (3) and William, otherwise known as Liam, Bowman. Liam, who is 9, knows that he’s an internet sensation, and that his question to Trump has gone […]

Trump Shows Voters A Softer Side With Batman Comment

Des Moines, Iowa – The logistics of landing a helicopter at the Iowa State Fair can be a hassle. Republican presidential candidate and real-estate mogul Donald Trump, found a way to make it happen at a near-by parking lot. For several happy youngsters, a ride on Donald Trump’s private, 7-million dollar Sikorsky certainly made their […]

WING-DING-DING, We Have Ourselves a Winner

by Bob Leonard An expected 1500 people turned out this evening for the 2015 Iowa Wing Ding Democratic fundraiser. The record breaking crowd showed up anxious, excited, and divided about the 2016 Caucus. Approaching the venue from afar, you could begin to hear the faint chants of pumped-up volunteers battling to voice their candidate louder […]

BaconTown 2015 Presidential Ballot Surprises

Sanders edges Clinton. Carson and Fiorina with strong support The KIIC Bacon Bits Ballot at the 2015 BaconTown event Saturday in Ottumwa showed hope for a few lesser known candidates. BaconTown is a bacon and brewfest featuring more than 30 vendors and 53 bacon items – all using Cargill Pork supplied bacon. In the Bacon […]

New LED Lighting System Will Illuminate Statue of Liberty July 7

New York, NY – The National Park Service announces that the Statue of Liberty will shine as never before beginning the evening of July 7. A new lighting system will be activated at sunset, approximately 8:45 p.m., thanks to a generous donation of equipment by Musco Lighting of Oskaloosa, Iowa. Musco Lighting has had a […]

       

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